217: Commit To Yourself With Kristina Wong

Kristina Wong is a performance artist, comedian and writer who has created five solo shows and one ensemble play that have Commit To Yourself With Kristina Wongtoured throughout the United States and UK.  Her most notable touring show– “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” looked at the high rates of depression and suicide among Asian American women and toured to over 40 venues since 2006.

Before, Kristina could not enjoy life to the fullest because she was always seeking approval from others and fear of what others might think of her.  When she decided to commit to herself, that is when started to love her back.  Listen to her episode as she shares her story.

Bio

Kristina Wong is a performance artist, writer and comedian.

Cultural Background

Kristina is of Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Fuck it, what do I have to lose?

Fuck it, what do I have to lose?

Definition of Self Confidence

Able to go in a situation that’s terrifying and not care.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Kristina was still discovering self confidence and battling fear.  She was very fearful which was hard for her to enjoy life.  Kristina was also seeking approval from others.

The “AHA” Moment

Kristina started asking herself, “how do I accept myself?”

She started doing things for herself instead of waiting to do things with others like travelling.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Kristina accepts herself for who she is and is very happy.  She is independent and is in love with herself.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Be willing to be brave.  Marry and love yourself.

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